SAARC Countries

Workshop To Promote Textiles Value Chains With SAARC Countries

SAARC CountriesFederation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) jointly with the SME Foundation of Bangladesh, an autonomous organization of the Bangladesh government engaged in development of MSME sector conducted a workshop to promote Regional Value Chain of Textiles within SAARC countries in Dhaka recently.

The workshop was presided by Syed Md Ihsanul Karim, managing director, SME Foundation. International experts on textiles value chains made presentations at the programme and explained the need, scope and tools for dovetailing the textiles readymade garments value chains of SAARC region.

The workshop was attended by entrepreneurs of the readymade garment (RMG) sector who also participated in the discussions.

The workshop was part of a series of such programme organized in SAARC countries under a project for Promoting Intra- regional value chain being implemented by FISME with sponsorship from SAARC Trade Promotion Network, an initiative of GIZ, the International Development Agency of German Government.

The workshop will be followed by handholding of SMEs in textiles trade within SAARC region to graduate to intra- regional trade and actual matchmaking of the enabled SMEs.

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